December
Market
Report

WELCOME TO A PERSPECTIVE BY BERJE; A TOOL DESIGNED TO SHARE OUR INSIGHT ON  A GLOBAL RANGE OF PRODUCTS. OUR MARKET REPORTS ARE STOCKED WITH REGULAR UPDATES ON GROWING REGIONS, CROP CALENDARS, AND LONG TERM PRICE TRENDS OF THE MOST CRITICAL INGREDIENTS IN FLAVOR AND FRAGRANCE COMMERCE.


litseacubebanaturalcitral

LITSEA
CUBEBA
&
NATURAL
CITRAL

LITSEA CUBEBA & NATURAL CITRAL


December 2018

Reports indicate that there is still some carryover in the hands of some farmers and factories. They also indicate that demand has slackened but is expected to increase by end of year (traditionally). With increased demand prices will rise as prices from farmers have increased in anticipation.






Posted In
HERBS


cornmintmenthol

CORNMINT
&
MENTHOL

CORNMINT & MENTHOL


December 2018

We have reports that state demand from China for mint product has been constant even though there is the extra tariff on Chinese Menthol. These reports also indicate physical stocks held at MCX are down and eventually must increase. Prices for crude oil are firm and many suppliers expect them to rise before years end.






Posted In
MINTS


turpentinederivatives

TURPENTINE
&
DERIVATIVES

TURPENTINE & DERIVATIVES


December 2018

With Petroleum prices dropping to below 60/barrel, Resin producers will continue to use the petroleum derived feedstock as an alternative to higher priced Gum Rosin. Prices for Gum Turpentine continue to rise weekly, now over $5/kilo Ex Works. Prices for derivatives firming.






Posted In
SYNTHETICS


garlicoilchinese

GARLIC
OIL
CHINESE

GARLIC OIL CHINESE


December 2018

After seeing prices drop precipitously prices have started to rise. Reports continue to advise factories that did not take the Government Environmental Policies seriously have been closed. Expect prices to continue to firm as the “illegally produced” oil is consumed.






Posted In
HERBS




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